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Globalization, Mundialización: Civilizing Processes and the Relocation of Languages and Knowledges

Walter D. Mignolo

in Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter identifies some of the instances in which the denial of the denial of coevalness materializes itself by redressing and implementing long-lasting forces, sensibilities, and rationalities ... More


Elias’s Explanation of the European Civilizing Process

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains Elias’s pioneering analysis of the European civilizing process – the process in which they came to regard themselves as uniquely civilized. It discusses his examination of how ... More


Vernacular Values

Neil Rhodes

in Shakespeare and the Origins of English

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245727
eISBN:
9780191715259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245727.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter is concerned with the rise of the vernacular and examines the growing confidence in English as a vehicle for literary expression with reference to such writers as Puttenham, Mulcaster, ... More


Civilizing Processes at the Level of Humanity as a Whole

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses Elias’s investigation of civilizing processes that have affected humanity as a whole and analyses his criteria for assessing the relative power of civilizing and decivilizing ... More


Loïc Wacquant and Norbert Elias: advanced marginality and the theory of the de-civilising Process

John J. Rodger

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

John Rodger takes up Wacquant's concept of ‘advanced marginality’ arguing that this idea can be situated as a complement to Norbert Elias' well known discussion of ‘civilising processes’. Rodger ... More


Civility, Civilizing Processes, and the End of Public Punishment in England

J. A. SHARPE

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the end of public punishment in England during the civilizing process. The history of punishment is usually portrayed as a ... More


Objections to Civility

Anna Bryson

in From Courtesy to Civility: Changing Codes of Conduct in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217657
eISBN:
9780191678264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217657.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines conflicts and cross-currents in the development of the values and language of good manners. It argues that, far from simply holding up the ‘civilizing process’, such conflicts ... More


Wild Wales: Civilizing the Welsh from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries

PRYS MORGAN

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the civilizing process in Wales from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. The absorption of the Welsh into the English state ... More


Genocide: From Pathological Altruism to Pathological Obedience

Augustine Brannigan

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0155
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Genocide is approached with the assistance of two concepts: pathological altruism and pathological obedience. The first is marked by the utilization of genocide as an elite policy employed for ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Andrew Linklater

in The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Elias’s relatively detached investigation of the civilizing process remains the key starting point for those who wish to understand the nature and legacy of the peculiar civilized self- images that ... More


The Idea of Civilization and the Making of the Global Order

Andrew Linklater

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213874
eISBN:
9781529213904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book analyses the impact of the idea of civilization on the global political order. The inquiry explains Norbert Elias’s pioneering examination of the rise of European civilized self-images. It ... More


The Civilizing Process: Music and the Aesthetics of Time-Space Relations in The Girl of the Golden West

Richard Leppert

in Musical Meaning and Human Values

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230099
eISBN:
9780823235445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230099.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter focuses on the David Belasco work, The Girl of the Golden West. This was seen on its first peformance by Giacomo Puccini in 1907, while he was on his visit to New York. Puccini was ... More


Securing Civil Order

Lindsay Farmer

in Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

The chapter develops the argument that the aim of the criminal law can be understood as that of securing civil order. It examines three overlapping themes. The first is the relation between law and ... More


The International Society of ‘Civilized States’

Andrew Linklater

in The Anarchical Society at 40: Contemporary Challenges and Prospects

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198779605
eISBN:
9780191824654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779605.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Bull argued that in European international society, the ‘diplomatic culture’, the common stock of ideas and values the representatives of states shared had been strengthened by an ‘international ... More


Civility and Barbarism: Emotions as Criteria of Difference*

Margrit Pernau

in Emotional Lexicons: Continuity and Change in the Vocabulary of Feeling 1700-2000

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199655731
eISBN:
9780191757662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655731.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter traces how the control of passions, the creation of milder emotions, and their appropriate expression came together in the concept of civility in the eighteenth century. The ... More


Explaining Crime and Genocide: The Control Perspective

Augustine Brannigan

in Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674626
eISBN:
9780191766893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674626.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The control perspective provides a useful general framework for understanding crime in criminology. Impulse control is common to the work of both Travis Hirschi and Norbert Elias. Elias’s arguments ... More


Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Richard Mc Mahon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Was pre-Famine and Famine Ireland a violent society? The dominant view among a range of commentators at the time, and in the work of many historians since, is that violence was both prevalent and ... More


‘Do you want to pick a fight out of me?’: Homicide and personal relations

Richard Mc Mahon

in Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Studies of violence in Ireland in the first half of the nineteenth century have generally focused on conflicts arising from the rural economy and, to a lesser extent, from religious divisions and ... More


Introduction

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction outlines previous definitions of the modern state as well as historians’ current explanations of state formation in early modern Europe and England. It demonstrates that earlier ... More


Saneface Minstrelsy: Blacking Up in the Asylum

in Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226709635
eISBN:
9780226709659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709659.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the life of a curious blackface minstrel troupe composed of patients at the New York State Lunatic Asylum. Performing several times a year for patients, doctors, and visitors, ... More


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